Katonkaragay District

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Katonkaragay
District
Катонқарағай ауданы\ Катон-Карагайский район
Katonkaragay District Kazakhstan.png
Coordinates: 49°12′41″N 84°30′50″E / 49.2113°N 84.5138°E / 49.2113; 84.5138Coordinates: 49°12′41″N 84°30′50″E / 49.2113°N 84.5138°E / 49.2113; 84.5138
Country  Kazakhstan
Province East Kazakhstan Province
Administrative center Ulken Narym
Founded 1928
Area
 • Total 13,167 km2 (5,084 sq mi)
Population (2013)[1]
 • Total 28,008
Time zone East (UTC+6)

Katonkaragay, also spelled Katon-Karagay (Kazakh: Қатонқарағай ауданы (Katonqarahay audany)) is a district of East Kazakhstan Province in eastern Kazakhstan. The administrative center of the district is the selo of Ulken Narym (Bolshenarymskoye) (49°12′41″N 84°30′50″E / 49.2113176°N 84.5137882°E / 49.2113176; 84.5137882 (Bolshenarymskoye)[2]) (Kazakh: Үлкен Нарым ауылы (Ylken Narym auyly)).[3] It is the easternmost district in Kazakhstan. Population: 28,008 (2013 estimate);[1] 30,056 (2009 Census results);[4] 45,149 (1999 Census results).[4]

Near the selo of Berel (49°22′24″N 86°26′17″E / 49.3732082°N 86.4380264°E / 49.3732082; 86.4380264 (Berel)[5]) excavations of ancient burial mounds have revealed artefacts the sophistication of which are encouraging a revaluation of the nomadic cultures of the 3rd and 4th centuries BC.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Население Республики Казахстан" (in Russian). Департамент социальной и демографической статистики. Retrieved 27 December 2013. 
  2. ^ [1][dead link]
  3. ^ "Subdivisions of Kazakhstan in local languages". Geonames.de. Retrieved 2014-02-28. 
  4. ^ a b "Население Республики Казахстан" (in Russian). Департамент социальной и демографической статистики. Retrieved 8 December 2013. 
  5. ^ [2][dead link]
  6. ^ "Artifacts Show Sophistication of Ancient Nomads". The New York Times. Retrieved 2014-03-01. 

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